News for Citizen Activists


Jul-Aug 2017 Issue

  • Halfway to Overturning Citizens United

    On May 25, the Nevada Assembly voted 26-14 on a resolution that asked Congress to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would restrict political campaign spending. The Assembly’s approval followed a successful vote in the state Senate, where the resolution passed by 12-9.

  • On the Docket: Public Citizen v. Trump

    Public Citizen’s lawsuit against the Trump administration is progressing toward a major milestone: In August, a federal court will hear oral argument on critical issues in the case.

  • Corporations Send Jobs Off shore But Still Get Federal Contracts

    Despite President Donald Trump’s campaign promises to punish firms that offshore American jobs, the flow of federal contract awards to major offshorers has continued unabated since Trump’s inauguration, according to a report released in April by Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch and Good Jobs Nation.